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Gwalior


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Gwalior, one of the favorite tourist destinations in India is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh at a distance of 122 km to the south of Agra.According to legends and folklore, Gwalior derived its name from a hermit-saint called 'Gwalipa', who was believed to have cured a leprotic chieftain of the 'Kachwaha' clan, during the 8th century A.D. The chief later built the city to honor and show his gratitude to the sage .

he city is quite famous for the Tansen Music Festival that is held here every year in the month of November and December. Many renowned prodigies of classical music perform here attracting huge number of music lovers. The festival takes place at the famous Tansen Memorial.

Gwalior fort is the best example of historical monument which is now one of the most celebrated forts in India. There are many grand palaces and museums as well that makes Gwalior an interesting tourist destination.

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Gwalior, one of the favorite tourist destinations in India is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh at a distance of 122 km to the south of Agra.According to legends and folklore, Gwalior derived its name from a hermit-saint called 'Gwalipa', who was believed to have cured a leprotic chieftain of the 'Kachwaha' clan, during the 8th century A.D. The chief later built the city to honor and show his gratitude to the sage .

Hotels near Gwalior

Hotel Central Park

Hotel Central Park is a elegant 3-star Business hotel located at Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh, India) at 2 kms from Station and 9 kms from Airport and 10 kms from the Fort.


Best Price: Rs. per day

Hotel Suruchi

Hotel Suruchi is located at 2 kms from the Railway Station and 10 kms from the fort at Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh, India)


Best Price: Rs.0 per day

Usha Kiran Palace

Usha Kiran Palace, a former Royal Home of the Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh, India) Royal family.


Best Price: Rs. per day


  
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